Candidacy nomination peaceful across country: EC

  June 18, 2017 By: INSEC

According to RSS the filing of nominations by candidates representing various political parties in the country for the second phase of local level election to be held on June 28 has been held in an enthusiastic and peaceful manner, according to the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) .

The election will be held in 35 districts across province no 1, 5 and 7. The election date for province no 2, however, has been deferred while the first phase of election was conducted in 34 districts across province no 3, 4, 6 on May 14.
ECN Spokesperson Surya Prasad Sharma said that the candidates and the representatives of various political parties filed their respective nominations from 8 am to 4 pm on Sunday in a systemic way.
Spokesperson Sharma commented that the massive participation of the candidates for the nomination filing has proved that the political parties and their candidates alike were eager and enthusiastic about the upcoming poll.
The nomination filing was carried out for electing people’s representatives for one metropolitan city, seven sub-metropolitan cities, 111 municipalities and 215 rural municipalities.
There are altogether 6,432,765 registered voters who will be casting their ballot to elect 15,038 people’s representatives for 334 local units, according to the Commission.

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